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  1. Understanding Housing Finance

    Meeting Needs and Making Choices

    By Peter King

    Understanding Housing Finance offers a distinctive introduction to the subject. Instead of discussing housing finance in accounting or economic terms, this book considers housing finance politically. It is finance that makes housing consumption, housing management and housing development possible....

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  2. Council Housing and Culture

    The History of a Social Experiment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Born of idealism, and once an icon of the Labour movement and pillar of the Welfare State, council housing is now nearing its end. But do its many failings outweigh its positive contributions to public health and wellbeing?Alison Ravetz here provides the first comprehensive and apolitical history...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Health and Housing

    By Jill Stewart

    Series: Clay’s Library of Health and the Environment

    Environmental Health and Housing provides both students and professionals with comprehensive coverage of issues relating to both social and private housing. The book includes basic technical information for completing house surveys, detailed yet clear backgrounds to and explanations of applying...

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Housing Design Quality

    Through Policy, Guidance and Review

    By Matthew Carmona

    This book directly addresses the major planning debate of our time - the delivery and quality of new housing development. As pressure for new housing development in England increases, a widespread desire to improve the design of the resulting residential environments becomes evermore apparent with...

    Published April 5th 2001 by Taylor & Francis

  5. Housing and Finance in Developing Countries

    By Kavita Datta, Gareth Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book explores the linkages between formal and informal housing finance drawing upon the lessons of NGO and micro-finance practices. Both public and private formal finance institutions have experienced great difficulty in lending below a middle-income client group, and are often reluctant to...

    Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  6. Design for Secure Residential Environments

    By S. Crouch, Henry Shaftoe, Roy Fleming

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community...

    Published November 17th 1998 by Routledge

  7. European Integration and Housing Policy

    Edited by Mark Kleinman, Walter Matznetter, Mark Stephens

    This book presents a series of debates arising from the housing needs of different EU countries. The authors address key issues by examining in turn: * the consequences of European integration for different housing markets * the impact of the Maastricht Treaty and other policy documents * the...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Housing, Individuals and the State

    The Morality of Government Intervention

    By Peter King

    Can the state solve housing problems or does it create them? This book explores the question by combining a detailed critique of contemporary housing policy with a philisophical analysis of the role of the state and individuals. Examining the state's role as controller and funder of housing, the...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Housing: The Essential Foundations

    Edited by Dr Paul Balchin, Paul Balchin, Maureen Rhoden

    Housing: The Essential Foundations provides a comprehensive introduction to housing studies. This topical text is essential reading for students embarking on degree and diploma courses in housing, surveying, town planning and other related subjects. Professionals within these fields will also find...

    Published March 12th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Housing Management, Consumers and Citizens

    By Liz Caincross, David Clapham, Robina Goodlad

    Tenant participation has grown substantially over the last decade, following government legislation, advice from professional bodies and development agencies, and promotion by all major political parties. On few housing issues is there such concensus. Yet, in practice, it is obvious that...

    Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge